of Chelsea, Michigan, age 65, died unexpectedly Thursday, November 11, 2021 at his home. He was born March 23, 1956 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Raymond Vincent & Mary Rogers (Cunningham) Spencer.
Jeff graduated from St. Louis Country Day High School in St. Louis, MO, in 1974. He then went on to graduate from Carleton College, MN, and received his Master's degree from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. Jeff worked for many years at ATS Automation as an engineer and project manager. He loved traveling, hiking, and canoeing. Jeff enjoyed organizing trips for his friends. He loved craft beer, astronomy, and attending concerts. Jeff was a member of the Ann Arbor Brewer's Guild and the Ann Arbor Ski Club.
Survivors include three daughters, Elizabeth (fiance Nick Morris) Spencer of Whitmore Lake, Cheryl (John Millwood) Spencer of Kalamazoo, Nikki (fiance Ty Edwards) Spencer of Culleoka, TN; their mom, Lynne Spencer; his father, Raymond Spencer; his brother, James (Glicia) Spencer of St. Petersburg, FL; a nephew, James S. Spencer; and his long-time companion Kathy Lahey. He was preceded in death by his mother.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, November 21, 1:00 pm at the Village Conference Center in Chelsea. The family will receive friends from 2 - 4 pm after the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Gift of Life or a National Park Association of your choice.
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